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"… ccessfully prosecuted ran a hedge fund for the now-defunct investment bank Bear Stearns. About a dozen others are from smaller banks or foreign institutions.  …"

"… es began to fall sending the whole system into a tailspin. In March 2008, Bear Stearns almost collapsed and was sold to J.P. Morgan. Six months later, Lehman fai …"

"… e agency failed in its efforts early on to prosecute those managers of two Bear Stearns hedge funds.    Since then only two executives from mega-banks …"

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"… default on their loans, the whole system began to crumble. In March 2008, Bear Stearns almost collapsed and was sold. Six months later, Lehman failed, setting of …"

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"… change Commission, said he was comfortable with the amount of capital that Bear Stearns and the other publicly traded Wall Street investment banks had on hand. D …"

"… tom against China, Dubai and London. The race was over in March 2008 when Bear Stearns, the fifth-largest investment bank in the U.S., nearly collapsed and was s …"

"… rity in early 2008, three of the important events that rattled markets — Bear Stearns, Lehman Brothers and AIG — could have been handled very differently, wit …"

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"… to return is Thomas Marano, who led the mortgage finance division at Bear Stearns and was on the board of its subsidiary, EMC Mortgage. He then took ov …"

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"… illion. The other four bankers the Center caught up with — Jimmy Cayne (Bear Stearns), Stanley O’Neal (Merrill Lynch), Chuck Prince (Citigroup) and Ken Lewis …"

"… default on their loans, the whole system began to crumble. In March 2008, Bear Stearns almost collapsed and was sold. Six months later, Lehman failed, setting of …"

"… aying bridge While Fuld has tried to stay in the business, Jimmy Cayne of Bear Stearns has withdrawn completely. Cayne, who lives in a $25 million apartment in …"

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"… hey really haven’t.” …"

"… proximately the value of its shiny new Madison Avenue office tower alone. Bear Stearns failed largely because it had spent the previous five years gorging on sub …"

"… ions of material facts," according to the answer jointly filed by the Bear Stearns companies and the individual defendants from Bear.    Two other …"

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"… also not very good. The agency lost a high-profile case against two former Bear Stearns executives in 2009, and in February dropped a two-year investigation of fo …"

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"… York Times' report card has just 3 criminal cases involving executives at Bear Stearns, Credit Suisse, and Taylor Bean & Whitaker, and 11 civil cases on it. …"

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"… nd now controls about 46 percent of all U.S. bank deposits after acquiring Bear Stearns and Washington Mutual during the financial crisis. “Economies of scale a …"

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"… id executives behind bars for their role in the mayhem at Lehman Brothers, Bear Stearns, AIG, or Fannie Mae.The New York Times’ White Collar Watch suggests one …"

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"… personalities responsible for safeguarding the U.S. financial system? …"

The end of Lehman, part 3

By Ben Hallman

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"… crisis-related cases. The highest profile case to go to trial involved two Bear Stearns hedge fund managers, who had had exchanged emails that suggested they thou …"

August 6, 2010

By Julie Vorman

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"… es, the GAO said. “Questions about the government’s decision to assist Bear Stearns and AIG, but not Lehman Brothers, continued months after the decisions wer …"

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"… bying and political campaign contributions since the government bailed out Bear Stearns in March 2008, and a lobbying force of more than 240 former government off …"

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"… more than $100 in debt for every $1 in capital. (When Lehman Brothers and Bear Stearns collapsed last year, they were leveraged at less than 40:1.)Acco …"

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"… uding: CIT Group, Barclays, Merrill Lynch, Lehman Brothers, Deutsche Bank, Bear Stearns, JPMorgan Chase, Nomura Credit & Capital, and Morgan Stanley. Lobbyi …"

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"… hers and Goldman Sachs. It also sold loans to firms like Goldman Sachs and Bear Stearns. Lobbying overview Lobbying: 1999-2008: Washington Mutual reported $5 …"

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"… Morgan Chase, Bank of America, Citigroup, Morgan Stanley, Wells Fargo, and Bear Stearns. Lobbying overview Lobbying: None found. ** Total Contributions: At …"

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"… t money received: None. However, JPMorgan Chase & Co. was able to buy Bear Stearns with the help of a $29 billion guarantee by the Federal Reserve Bank of Ne …"

"… operated from 2002 to 2006 as a “brand new national non-prime lender.” Bear Stearns bought the company in February 2007. Bear would become the first major U.S …"

"… ent in mortgage-backed securities. Bear folded Encore's Irvine office into Bear Stearns Residential Mortgage (Bear Res) in October 2007 and stopped making loans o …"

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"… al Reserve Bank of New York guaranteed against losses $29 billion in shaky Bear Stearns assets, clearing the way for the company’s sale. JPMorgan has also colle …"

"… uld be “the only thing that will make it a lot worse.” JPMorgan bought Bear Stearns in May 2008 with help from a $29 billion government guarantee against loss …"

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"… by $14.1 billion in credit from banks including Bank of America, Barclays, Bear Stearns, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Morgan Stanley, and UBS to finan …"

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"… edge funds. Encore Credit Corp. (No. 17), for example, was a subsidiary of Bear Stearns, and BNC Mortgage Inc. was part of Lehman Brothers (No. 11). The lending …"

"… 5 billion. Also among the top underwriters: Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, Bear Stearns, and Goldman Sachs. When New Century filed for bankruptcy, it listed Gold …"

"… it had lines of credit totaling $14.1 billion from those five banks, plus Bear Stearns, Credit Suisse First Boston, Deutsche Bank, and IXIS Real Estate Capital, …"

Meltdown 101

By John Dunbar

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"… he real estate crash was followed — inevitably — by the banking crash. Bear Stearns was the first U.S. bank to fall. In March of 2008, JPMorgan Chase & Co …"

"… ARP program.In addition to the $29 billion committed to smooth the sale of Bear Stearns by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the government has guaranteed aga …"

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"… fort” about investment banks’ capital cushions. Just three days later, Bear Stearns collapsed and was bought by JP Morgan Chase in a hastily arranged deal bac …"

"… hastily arranged deal backed by $29 billion in taxpayer funds. The sale of Bear Stearns, one of the first rumbles in the financial earthquake, was presaged by a 2 …"

"… t. Since then, investment firms’ debt-to-assets ratios have risen — in Bear Stearns’ case, to as high as 33 to 1. Simultaneously in 2004, the SEC began outs …"

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"… ast year, and former NATO Secretary General George Robertson.In September, Bear Stearns Merchant Banking, the private equity arm of investment banking and securit …"

"… anking, the private equity arm of investment banking and securities trader Bear Stearns, entered into an alliance with GlobeSecNine, a little-known private equity …"

"… ty group headquartered just a few miles from the Pentagon in Arlington, Va.Bear Stearns Merchant Banking, which manages $1.5 billion, has earmarked $300 million t …"

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"… rdquo; is a bit of a misnomer. The passage applied to one partnership, The Bear Stearns Companies of New York, and saved the brokerage’s partners some $8 mi …"

"… s of the break. His salary in 1986 was a cool $5.7 million. Like Amway, Bear Stearns makes hefty contributions to politicians and parties. One of its favorite …"